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Synonyms for keynote

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keynotenoun

    the principal theme in a speech or literary work


  2. keynotenoun

    a fundamental or central idea


  3. tonic, keynoteverb

    (music) the first note of a diatonic scale

    soda water, tonic water, tonic, soda pop, quinine water, soda, restorative, pop

  4. keynoteverb

    set the keynote of

    "Comfort keynotes this designer's Fall collection"

  5. keynoteverb

    give the keynote address to (an audience)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "keynote":

    introductory, main, tone, opening, inaugural, principal, thrust

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How to use keynote in a sentence?

  1. Judea Pearl:

    For the thousands of Jewish students and faculty at UCLA, Cullors represents a bigoted sect of the BLM movement that criminalizes the core of our collective existence and calls for its destruction, inviting her as a keynote speaker without explicitly retracting or addressing that bigoted part of her ideology amounts to mainstreaming that bigotry and, by implication, expelling Jewish students and faculty from equal membership in the Bruins tent of ‘equity, diversity and inclusion.

  2. Tim Miller:

    Heston met with Jeb at that NRA convention and was the head of the NRA at the time, but it was Kayne Robinson who presented Jeb with the rifle for being keynote speaker.

  3. Vander Plaats:

    I can’t believe Iowans of any stripe would endorse this keynote speaker.

  4. Kim Yo Jong:

    His statement clearly reflects his intent to keep enforcing the hostile policy toward the DPRK as it had been done by the US for over half a century, now that what the keynote of the Kim Yo Jong new DPRK policy has become clear, we will be compelled to press for corresponding measures, and with time the US will find itself in a very grave situation.

  5. Marian Thier:

    I landed in Florence at six o'clock in the morning, gave a keynote speech and returned to the airport that evening to fly back to the U.S., i thought, I am never doing this again.

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Translations for keynote

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  • toonika, pääpuhe, avauspuhe, pääaihe, perussävelFinnish
  • bun-smooinaghtManx
  • presentazione, tonica, argomentoItalian
  • keynoteLatin
  • keynotePortuguese
  • inledningsföredrag, nyckelanförande, tema, öppningstal, grundtonSwedish

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